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prof. dr. G.A.F. Hellemans

Full Professor

Tilburg School of Catholic Theology
Department of Practical Theology and Religious Studies

Expertise

- the religious modernisation paradigm

- (historical) sociology of Western Catholicism in modernity

- 'pillarisation' (growth and decline of political subsocieties) in Europe since 1800

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Principal publications

  • Hellemans, Staf (1990), Strijd om de moderniteit. Sociale bewegingen en verzuiling in Europa sinds 1800. Leuven: Leuven University Press.
  • Hellemans, Staf (2007), Het tijdperk van de wereldreligies. Religie in agrarische civilisaties en in moderne samenlevingen. Zoetermeer-Kapellen: Meinema-Pelckmans. In deutscher Übersetzung: Das Zeitalter der Weltreligionen, Würzburg: Ergon (Reihe Religion in der Gesellschaft 27), 2010.
  • Damberg, Wilhelm, Hellemans, Staf (Hrsg.) (2010), Die neue Mitte der Kirche. Der Aufstieg der intermediären Instanzen in den europäischen Grosskirchen seit 1945, Stuttgart: Kohlhammer (Reihe Konfession und Gesellschaft 42).
  • Hellemans, Staf (2011), Religious Orthodoxy as a Modality of 'Adaptation', in B. Becking (Ed.), Orthodoxy, Liberalism and Adaptation, Leiden: Brill (Studies in Theology and Religion 15), p. 9-32.
  • Hellemans, Staf (2012), Tracking the New Shape of the Catholic Church in the West, in S. Hellemans, J. Wissink (Eds.), Towards a New Catholic Church in Advanced Modernity, Münster: LIT (Tilburg Theological Studies 5), p. 19-50.

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Last amended: 10 December 2013